Training for Key Workers and Carers of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) - Virtual
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This training is targeted to LBS Children’s Social Care Teams, Foster Carers and staff in
The training will focus on ways professionals, carers and key workers can instil hope and support unaccompanied young people’s mental health and well-being. The training will focus on aspects of well-being that research indicates are pertinent to UASC populations.
At the end of the course the participants will have:
- Increased awareness and understanding and of the experiences of
unaccompanied asylum seeking children and refugee young people
- Increased understanding of how these experiences may impact a young person’s
well-being and mental health in the present day
- Improved awareness of what research has shown impacts UASC well-being.
- Improved knowledge and awareness of the ways in which you can support UASC,
focussing on particular issues such as sleep difficulties, uncertainties with legal
processes, adjusting to living in a new country, past traumatic memories/